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brothers and comfort them and they ask me why. i don't have an answer. >> would is it have been prevented in investigators say it's one of the worst abuse cases they have ever seen. and as steve large report, police are still trying to piece together what happened before their deaths. >> this is our mother. reporter: they share the same mother, who died in a car accident. now 17-year-old precious aponte is also in mourning for her little 3 and 6-year-old siblings. delylah and shaun and their 9- year-old sister frankie is in the hospital recovering from severe abuse. >> it's torn me apart. these children are so innocent, so young. why would anybody want to hurt them. >> reporter: delylah and shaun are officially missing feared dead after two bodies were found in a storage locker. tami joy huntsman had custody of them. and she and her boyfriend gonzalo curiel are under arrest for torture and are at the center of a homicide
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investigation. surveillance video shows them in the lobby of the dunnigan motel six november 27 with no children two weeks before their arrest. amanda latham was working the desk that day and checked the pair in. she says nothing about them seemed unusual. >> they seemed like everyday people going about their lives like nothing. that was shocking that they seemed so mellow and calm and --like nothing was wrong. >> reporter: motel surveillance video also shows the pair driving the same suv that police say they later found 9- year-old frankie locked inside severely beaten. >> why do this now? why to these children? why did you do what you did? i mean, were you sick? were you going through something? did you need help? if so, why didn't you get the proper help? >> that was steve large reporting. huntsman was reported to child protective services four times in the last year for alleged neglect. each time workers visited her salinas home but never removed
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children from her care. every. later this morning funeral service will be held in san francisco for mario woods. the man who was shot this month by police. anne makovec is at police headquarters where the chief spoke about some changes following the shooting. anne. >> reporter: where there are three separate investigations going on right now into the officers' conduct that day. mario woods was shot and killed by police on december 2 in the bayview neighborhood. he was wielding a kitchen knife. he is accused of using it in a stabbing earlier this day. the confrontation was caught by several witness cell phones. the video raise questions of how much a threat woods actually was and the incident prompting changes within the sfpd including a new system that holds officers more
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accountable for use of force. anytime that an officer points their gun at somebody they have to document it and write a report as to why. >> reporter: the shooting has a lot of city leaders calling for police to be armed with tasers. some of the supporters of that plan, the police chief, the mayor and the president of the officers union. the city has considered this twice before and rejected it. many say that the outcome of the woods incident would have been much different if officers had that available to them as a possibility. woods' funeral set for 11 a.m. this morning. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. road rage reportedly led to a knife fight along a busy bay area highway. now an oakland man is in custody. the altercation happened on highway 24 in orinda near st. stevens drive on tuesday night. the chp says two drivers went at each other with knives, slashing each other's tires. and one man got stabbed. investigators say it all started in oakland when one driver threw something at the other man's car.
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603 right now. let's check our commute. >> we are getting our first accident now. hi there, frank and michelle. our first accident from marin county. this one involves a big rig. multiple reports of this crash southbound 101 first report places it at lucas valley. there's another report from another driver out there that calls it at san antonio. be prepared for possible delays. this accident continues to block lanes. as of right now our sensors along the entire length of 101 between novato and san rafael are picking up light traffic. again for that southbound direction. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, the metering lights are on. and traffic is backed up from about the 880 overcrossing. overall, it's been a very quiet morning commute. earlier problems we had along 101 in san jose have cleared out. and the nimitz 880 still rolling well in both directions through the oakland area. just be prepared for delays in san jose for that north 101 commute between 280 and old
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bayshore. that's a look at "kcbs traffic." here's ro. >> it's live, it's hi-def doppler radar and at 6:04, turning 6:05, nothing on our radar screen as of yet. but if you veer to the north, that's where we are picking up a little bit of light rain. right now, partly to mostly cloudy skies over the bay waters. current air temperature not as cold as 24 hour ago. 40 in santa rosa. temperatures up to 60 today in the mid 50s around the coast, mid- to high 50s peninsula. good morning palo alto at 59. mid-50s in morgan hill. the winds variable up to 10. temperatures topping off at 56 in fairfield. 53 in santa rosa. partly to mostly cloudy skies. anything north of the golden gate bridge a chance of a couple of sprinkles we have an incoming storm adversely affecting your weekend. we'll talk about that coming up at about 18 minutes after the hour. investigators are trying to
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identify human remains found in san francisco behind a home. a resident found the bones while gardening on the mcallister street property last month. that person brought the bones to police. cadaver dogs did not find any other remains on the property. three jail guards accused of murder in santa clara county want to bar the public and media from the courtroom. they are accused of beating an inmate to death in august and assaulting another. the defense claims extensive publicity about the case already threatens the chances of a fair trial and that following the public into a preliminary hearing would negatively influence potential jurors. two daily fantasy sports giants fighting to stay alive in california. yesterday they faced a board of lawmakers in sacramento. draftkings and fanduel want looser regulations. they have already been banned in new york and novato so the sites are trying to help states create a set of rules instead of facing an outright ban. the companies argue the games involve skill so they are not
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gambling. this is exciting. the new "star wars" movie opens at theaters nationwide tonight. >> yeah. a live look at the regal theater in hacienda crossing in dublin here. fans are already inside watching every previous "star wars" movie leading up to tonight's big extravaganza. the marathon started at 4 a.m. apparently they are still watching. >> apparently. yes. kpix 5's kiet do is live in downtown san jose site of a very unique screening of "the force awakens." >> reporter: this is the place to be in the south bay for big movie premieres. i would show you the hurricanes of people waiting in line here outside the tech museum but they are not here. that's because san jose police asked the tech to shoo everybody away until at least 6:30 a.m. to keep the sidewalk clear for christmas in the park, which is directly across the street. so if you want to be the first in line to see "star wars" in 70-millimeter imax, come on
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down. meanwhile at a theater far, far away in san francisco they have started lining up at the amc van ness. yes, they brought their light sabres and battled and made those noises. here at the scene in downtown walnut creek ticket presales have changed the game when it comes to camping out for days. we didn't see it this time like in the past. we did talk to the first and only guy in line. he started waiting at 7:30 wednesday morning. >> like i have to experience this. this is something that might only get to experience once. >> reporter: so this movie is expected to make half a billion dollars this opening weekend. here at the tech first showing is at 7 p.m. if you plan to come in costume, check with the theater's policy. no head coverings or replica weapons. live in downtown san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. 6:08 your time.
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regulate's proved new rules aimed at reducing pollution at bay area refineries. why environmental i see still came away disappointed -- why environmentalists still came away disa. >> a california reptile store goes up in flames. >> we have the 49ers hosting the bengals, we have the raiders and green bay, and i have the forecast. >> and we have rush hour at the bay bridge toll plaza where traffic is backed up at the 880 overcrossing. i'll have another look at this and information on brand-new accidents on 101 in marin county with "kcbs traffic." ,,,, announcer: through sunday at sleep train,
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looking at mineta international airport at 6:12 a.m., no reports of local airport delays. we have partly to mostly cloudy skies on tap for today. we have rain heading this way and we have your forecast in less than 4 minutes. >> the husband and wife behind
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the san bernardino terrorist attacks have been buried. yesterday's funeral was heavily guarded by fbi agents. the location is not disclosed. it's only described as being hours from san bernardino. meanwhile, the fbi says sayed farook and tashfeen malik did not post anything about jihad or martyrdom on social media before the attack as the agency previously claimed. federal prosecutors have decided to bring criminal charges against a friend and former neighbor of farook's. enrique marquez could be charged as soon as today. investigators say marquez bought two assault rifles three years ago and they wound up being used in the shooting. hundreds of lizards, snakes and reptiles are in an animal shelter after a pet store went up in flame in orange county. 50 firefighters responded after flames broke out last night in stanton. some reptiles had to be treated for smoke inhalation. bay area is pushing to reduce air pollution. yesterday the clear air board adopted new rules designed to
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clean up oil refineries emissions by 14%. it includes tougher regulation on leaks and cooling towers but they didn't take action on the proposal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions disappointing environmentalists. there's a recent move in the bay area called maker space. they are zones of self-directed learning. and now that movement has found it way into an oakland school. this week's cool school is la escuelita. >> reporter: most libraries are quiet but not here at la escuelita elementary school. a book room has been transformed into a makerspace, a place where students are learning by doing. >> through the process of learning how to make something, students learn in a more authentic way in which they are using their bodies, they are using their minds, they are working through failures, um, they are trying to work together. they are being creative and thinking up new solutions and are persistent. >> reporter: kindergarteners to 7th graders come here once a week to make, play and design. volunteers, experts at a craft,
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teach them skills like crocheting. >> it's fun. you get to learn how to make stuff, like wallets and purses. >> we build things, make things, paint. sometimes we can take down homes. >> reporter: the school received a $60,000 grant from the next generation learning challenge to create this makerspace. >> i'm making paperclip jewelry. i have to finish this necklace. >> reporter: they use their imaginations and creativity to make a product. >> they have a lot of ownership and a lot of excitement about what they're building and they come with these amazing ideas. >> i think about it like fun because every day i come here feel like i want to make something like cool. >> reporter: at the end of the year, the school will hold a makers fair where their creations will be on display. >> i'm really excited to see students being able to use l.e.d., circuits and textile crafts and fiber art and whatever they have learned in the course of their time here.
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>> crocheting, they are learning a lot of really cool skills and the volunteers are experts in their california. they go in and volunteer their time and show the kids how to create. >> they need more mentors and volunteers to come. they need more materials. so, yeah. >> that's cool. i guess moms and dads are going to get some creative christmas gift, too. >> yes! that's the best part. >> what's cool about your school? email your nomination to us at coolschools@kpix.com. we may come and feature your school on the show. all right. let's check on traffic. how's it looking. it's good so far. we have this one accident we have been watching in marin county. good morning, this one southbound 101 first reports in san rafael. chp got out there and they are telling us that actually at the marin-sonoma county line southbound 101 approaching san antonio, this accident involving a big rig and another car. it looks like it's off to the side but already, we are seeing
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delays now for that southbound 101 commute. it is backed up through petaluma almost to cotati at this hour. so be prepared for delays. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, backed up to the 880 overcrossing with the metering lights on. once you past the lights, traffic picks up across the bridge into san francisco. 880 as it rolls through the east bay, northbound traffic a little slow now approaching high street. that southbound commute still fine leaving oakland bound for hayward. and if you plan to make the sillicon valley drive, most commutes are moving well. the exception this morning would be the northbound 101 commute that is going to be slow for your from 280 to old bayshore also some heavy traffic now through northbound 880 as you leave the san jose area bound for milpitas. that's a look at "kcbs traffic." here's roberta. >> it's fired up. it's live. it's hi-def doppler radar. i have the radar site at mount vaca. i have another one at mount umunum and another one in eureka. no rain locally but upstream we
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have rain around the northwestern portion of the bay area. we had some snow earlier this morning falling in the siskiyous. this is so vitally important because we want to see the rain in our reservoirs. looking out towards the bay bridge, partly to mostly cloudy skies this morning as you head out the door. temperatures you're going to feel the difference. sprinkles north of the golden gate bridge. otherwise the bulk of the activities. the rain from the first storm moves in on friday. sprinkles around santa rosa around lunch hour to 2 p.m. for the most partly cloudy skies part. that right there is the front associated with this cold front having nothing to do with el nino. it slices across the central bay towards the tail end of that evening commute with the
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copious amounts of rainfall. now, as your saturday progresses, the core, the center of the area of low pressure, that pushes through driving more rain into the bay area also some breezy conditions. saturday afternoon into the evening hours, we have a break in the activity. we should see up to an inch of rain in the fairfield area up to an inch of rain in santa rosa, as well. over an inch and a quarter in ukiah from this first system and we'll have some snow on the fly in the greater lake tahoe area. our temperatures today under 60 degrees. we are currently in the 30s and 40s going up to the mid-50s for the most part. there you have your sun-up and sundown. 9 hours and 34 minutes of daylight but you won't see the abundance of sunshine. rain comes in afternoon into the evening hours. it trails off saturday afternoon. the second system sunday night into monday morning. make it a great thursday. time now is 6:19. hundreds of muni buses are pulled from service after some of them suddenly catch fire.
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the problem that has mechanics working overtime. i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up one of donald trump's supporters, tom brady, was asked about the donald yesterday. his reaction is straight ahead. and was the force with the warriors last night? tip-off coming up. neighbors in need this h ugh our "food for a reminder, you can help our neighbors in need this holiday season through our "food for bay area families" drive. donate food or cash at your local whole foods market. for more on how you can help go to cbssf.com/give. play o' the day from a scho ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning, everybody. warriors fans are paying the highest prices in the nba on ticket resale market to attend home games this year. and coming into play last night they had yet to lose at oracle this season.
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steph looking more like clark kent before the game against the suns but when it tipped off, he was superman. 13 point lead after this shot. he had 25 points, did steph. look at the great passing. andrew bogut no look to curry, bogut didn't even score. but with stuff like this, didn't even need him to. the warriors with klay thompson 27 points in the 3rd quarter with 43 for the game, the warriors win easily, 128-103. they are now 25-1. they have not lost a home game. nfl tom brady is a known friend and supporter of republican presidential front- runner donald trump. but not everybody is okay with this especially the editors of the "new york daily news." this was the cover yesterday. and brady tried to duck questions about the controversial candidate. >> how do you feel about people criticizing your relationship
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with donald trump? >> i don't think about it much. >> you opened the door to some criticism, opening the door when do you talk about it? >> like i said, i'm just here to play football. >> i'm just going to go out on a limb and say brady is not going to be trump's running mate if indeed he wins the nomination for the republican presidential candidate. tennessee loses to the stanford cardinal last night. the stanford cardinal women have now beating the vols five straight times at home. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. our play of the day. angela ramey of bloomingtone this shot in a contest... dg event at her nine >> that's the play of the day from a school fundraiser in
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minnesota. the woman from bloomington made the shot in the contest during an event for her 9-year-old daughter. give an assist to the floor. it actually hit the floor, went up, hit the rim, spun around and look at mom went down. for her efforts she gets $4,000 as tuition for her daughter who is there on the right. play of the day! good stuff, mom. >> awesome. it's 6:26. with self-driving cars already being tested on bay area roads, the dmv finally issues some rules for the automated vehicles. >> new rules on use of force for the sfpd. after a man's death earlier this month, his funeral is today. we'll take a look at some of the changes coming up next. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,
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storage locker this week -- welfare workers vi your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. before two children were found dead in a northern california storage locker this week child welfare workers visited their home four times. why they were never taken away. >> reporter: and today is the big day the new "star wars" movie comes out. we'll have a full wrap-up of what the fans are doing this morning straight ahead. >> a series of storms heading this way. we'll track them together. >> it's a slow start for the south 101 commute heading through petaluma. we have an accident in san antonio. i'll have details. good morning, everyone. it's thursday, december 17. i'm michelle griego. >> good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. time is 6:30. friends and family will come together today to say good- bye to mario woods after he was shot and killed by san francisco police. anne makovec is at police headquarters in san francisco. anne, it seems woods' death has prompted quick changes within the department. >> reporter: yes. a lot of those still under
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consideration right now. they are talking about an emergency meeting to instate the use of tasers for the sfpd. in the meantime there are three separate investigations going on now into the conduct of officers that day. 26-year-old mario woods shot and killed by police on december 2 in the bayview neighborhood. he was wielding a kitchen knife. he is accused of using it as a stabbing earlier that day. that confrontation caught by several witness cell phones. you have probably seen this video. it raised questions as to how much of a threat woods actually was. the incident prompted changes within the sfpd including a new system that holds officers more accountable for use of force. they would actually have to justify every time they point a gun at somebody. also, again reigniting the debate over the use of tasers. >> what is the alternative? we have to have more than just the lethal weapon response to someone carrying a knife. >> actually have to look at the
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entire operation of san francisco police department. >> reporter: among the supporters of the taser proposition the police chief, the mayor and the president of the officers union. in the meantime woods' funeral is set for 11:00 this morning in the bayview. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. the head of monterey county's social services is talking about the case of two children whose bodies were found in a storage unit in redding. the children's mother was killed in a car accident so they were in the custody of their cousin tami joy huntsman. she and gonzalo curiel were arrested. she was reported four times in the last year for neglect. each time workers visited her salinas home, the children were allowed to stay. >> if we could see the future, clearly, we would have intervened. >> you can't predict crime.
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and that's an important principle for society. >> the kids' 9-year-old sister was found in plumas county with signs of severe abuse. she is getting treatment at the hospital. firefighters in vallejo made quick work of a house fire this morning. it broke out shortly before 2 a.m. at a home on raines court. it was under control within about a half-hour. but there was a wider impact. the fire caused a transformer to blow knocking out power to most of the block. the cause of the fire is under investigation. many muni buses and trolleys are turning 15 which is typically the year they get taken off the roads. as the aging fleet chugs along, there have been a couple of close calls. just last week, two of the buses caught fire. and now muni has decided to put hundreds of buses and trolleys through inspection. >> last week, we have a fire at the top of the pole that connections the pole to the overhead wire. >> of the 300 buses checked, 26 of them had problems.
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muni says they have ordered new buses but it will be a while before they come. it is 6:33. big getaway weekend for folks with the holiday around the corner. how are we looking? >> have you noticed it's been heavy on the roads going home? there's a lot of people out and about. you have to stay on top of the weather this time of the year because we have major changes happening, significant weather changes right here in the bay area and throughout the high sierra. it's live, it's our hi-def doppler radar. we are not picking up any raindrops as of yet but when we go to the northwestern section of the state plenty of precipitation. that's the scene looking out toward the bay waters where we have clouds floating around the. temperatures not as cold as 24 hours ago, 30s nonetheless away from the bay. so this is that first system that's going to impact our day today in the form of just some sprinkles in the north bay. otherwise, the main event associated with that cold front is moving in late friday afternoon into friday evening. so pretty quiet today with
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temperatures into the 50s. we will track that coming up. an accident southbound 101 approaching san antonio. no lanes are shut down. this big rig accident is on the right-hand shoulder so it's more of a looky-loo factor for the very busy petaluma commute. traffic is backed up almost to old redwood highway. so be prepared for those delays through south 101 as you try to get into marin county. the bay bridge commute the metering lights are on. traffic at the toll plaza is backed up from beyond the 880 overcrossing. eastshore freeway looking okay. the nimitz is steady no major issues for this stretch of 880, just a brief delay for that northbound drive approaching high street. i'll have another look at "kcbs traffic" coming up. a grand jury indicted a chicago police officer in the shooting death of a teenager. officer jason van dyke is charged with first-degree murder and official misconduct. the indictment alleges van dyke shot 17-year-old laquan mcdonald knowing it could
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cause, quote, death or great bodily harm. mcdonald's walking down the streetcar rig a knife last year when van dyke shot him 16 times. aside from a couple of scuffles, protests remained under control in baltimore overnight after a mistrial was declared in a police officer's manslaughter trial. william porter was the first of six baltimore officers to be tried in connection with the death of freddie gray. gray died in april after suffering a spinal cord injury while in police custody. after three days of deliberations, the jury emerged deadlocked on all counts. >> we are confident that there will be another trial with a different jury. we are calm. you should be calm, too. >> lawyers will meet today to discuss dates for a possible retrial. a consume ever group is urging state regulators to impose a $163 million fine on pg&e. it stems from the deadly 2010 explosion and fire in san bruno
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caused by pg&e gas pipeline. investigators say flawed recordkeeping contributed to that disaster. the consumer group says pg&e still doesn't have comprehensive records for pressure tests on about 1,000 miles of pipeline. self-driving cars have to follow new regulations before hitting california roads. first, a licensed driver must be in the car at all times. also, manufacturers can't sell the cars. they must lease them. the owners will have to go through special training. google is unwith of the big driving forces behind self- driving -- is one of the big driving forces behind self- driving vehicles and said they are disappointed saying the dmv is putting too many limits on the cars. the countdown wind down toward the nationwide opening of the new "star wars" movie. some theaters are screening the six previous movies before the big event. this is hacienda crossing at dublin. the "star wars" marathon started there at 4 a.m. kiet do is live at the tech museum in downtown san jose site of a special screening
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that's one of a kind in all of craft. got some company? >> no! typically this is the place to be hands down in the south bay for big movie premieres at the tech in downtown san jose. but as you can see, there's nobody out here. normally there's hundreds of people wrapped around the san jose building. everybody is kept away until 6:30 a.m. because christmas in the park is across the street. they want to keep it clear and keep the sidewalk clear for now. what makes this theater awesome is that they are the only ones on west coast to show it in 70- millimeter imax. in system thin stand every stafford lining up at the amc in van ness. the folks are battling with their light sakers. here's the scene in downtown walnut creek just one person wait since wednesday at 7 a.m. ticket presales are pretty much changing the game when it comes to camping out for days on end.
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you just don't see it anymore. after the movie itself, this weekend it's expected to rake in half a billion dollars. reporter: at a theater far, far away in san francisco, they have started lining up at the amc van ness. it introduces a new force director jj abrams who has been a fan since he saw the first "star wars" movie when he was 10. we had to focus on the job. >> harrison ford returns as hans solo who is a fan of abrams' work. >> he had a kind of keen ambition to make something very precise not just referring to the old films. but advancing our investment in them. >> reporter: and adam driver is the dark and mysterious
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character. >> i will finish what you started. >> we have a new villain. >> i don't think of him as an evil person. it's hard to say whether he is dark or not. >> the force has fallen to you. >> reporter: all righty. it looks like we have some people finally starting to show up here and they are just off the frame. so i'm just going to tell you that he has a big blanket and pillow but yeah, they are starting to line up here out at the tech museum. if you plan on coming out in costume, check with the theater policy first. they are asking you to not wear any kind of head covering and also leave the replica weapon, the light sabres and blasters at home. live in downtown san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. 6:40. comcast will pay millions to one bay area county to settle an illegal dumping case. how a decade of alleged misconduct was finally brought to light. >> a troubling discovery at the future site of a big housing development for a stanford facility. more coming up.
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brooks. for music is prompting a jun shares in pandora. let's take you across the bay area. 50s in the area. good morning to you in redwood city in the upper 50s. same in san jose. antioch and livermore at 58. light winds up to 10 miles per hour. rain in the north bay. hello to you in saint helena at 58 degrees. a ruling on royalty payments for music is prompting a big jump in shares in pandora. here's kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> good morning, frank and michelle. certainly good news for the oakland-based internet radio firm. wall street liked t the copyright royalty board setting new royalty rates that online broadcasters have to pay for music over the next few years while still up from the prior
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couple of years not as high as investors had initially feared. pandora's ceo brian mcandrews said they can live with this balanced rate structure which will help the company build into a dominant streaming platform in the coming years. pandora is the leading online radio platform in the u.s. with about 80 million monthly users. it doesn't have much of a presence overseas though. and rival spotify and apple music are making a bigger move there of the but pandora shares are higher by 18% in early trading. jobless claims pulled back after we saw a rise in the past few weeks. the labor department says claims were down by 11,000 to 271,000. continuing to show strength in the job market which was a primary factor in the federal reserve finally lifting interest rates yesterday ending 7 years of record lows. wall street liked that move. it was something that it expected. and the market looking to continue another day of gains for the fourth straight session. and it could be a challenge. let's check the big board.
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stocks initially off to a start start. going to take a quick look behind me here and the dow now down by about 36 points. nasdaq is up three getting a lot of help from pandora's big rise this morning. thank you. >> jason brooks thank you. time for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." >> let's check in with charlie rose. he joins us live in new york with a little bit of a preview. good morning, charlie. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. charlie d'agata is in iraq and he spoke with secretary of defense ash carter and talked about the war against isis and reports he had used personal emails as secretary. plus donald trump's call to close parts of the internet to fight terrorism. we dig into how realistic that is. and a look back on a very busy year in news plus our most unforgettable conversations of 2015. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. >> thank you.
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comcast has agreeed to pay $26 million to settling ai will lean dumping case. comcast has agreed to pay $26 million to settle an illegal dumping case. a former technician blew the whistle after watching the cable giant put electronic waste into landfills for years instead of recycling it. everything from telephones and remotes to circuit boards and batteries. prosecutors say comcast dumped close to 7 million electronic devices into california landfills over the last decade. >> 10, 20, 30 years from now, all that lead accumulates and it may get into waterways and drinking water. >> if the company hadn't been so interested in profits and had a conscience, we wouldn't have to settle for $26 million. >> jeffrey says management ignored his complaints in 2010. he went to prosecutors a year later. it is 6:47 on a thursday. let's check traffic with liza and see how we're doing. >> almost friday, right? okay. we are going to talk about this morning's commute where it's going to be very slow getting to and through the walnut creek
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interchange. we have an accident southbound 680 at treat. traffic is backed up on to 242. it stays heavy to highway 24. in fact, westbound 24 is now slow leaving the 680 interchange in patches heading towards the caldecott tunnel. again watch out for that accident 680 at treat. there's also problems in petaluma that's really a very long commute this morning. those delays started early because of this accident involving a big rig. south 101 approaching san antonio. now, no lanes are shut down. this accident is off to the right-hand shoulder. the traffic is backed up through petaluma from beyond old redwood highway. meantime, over at the bay bridge toll plaza, the metering lights are on and traffic is still backed up from beyond the 880 overcrossing. the drive time is higher. slow on westbound 80 between the carquinez bridge. it's going to cost you 35 minutes now this morning. meantime, the 880 commute, this is it right here. northbound traffic still slow approaching and passing high
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street. the southbound commute direction busier leaving oakland bound for hayward. and in the sillicon valley, north 101 extremely busy now. we are seeing brake lights from beyond hellyer that stays heavy to beyond tully road this morning. 280 slow approaching downtown san jose. that's a look at your "kcbs traffic." here's roberta. >> what time is it, liza? >> weather watcher time, roberta! >> people in and around our microclimates have weather stations. maybe you have one. maybe you can become one of our weather watcher, too. so i can get a good feel for what you're seeing in your neighborhood. let check in right now with this one right here. 39 degrees with steve in los altos clear skies and rising barometer so no rain yet. let's go ahead and take a look outside. we'll stay with the rain there. no rain there. no rain to the east. upstream, that's where we have the precipitation. that's a leading edge. rain that will impact our area with a few sprinkles this afternoon. the bulk of the rain moves in tomorrow. this is the santa clara valley.
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we are looking towards levi's stadium. kpix 5 on february 7. quick factoyota, factoid, green bay and the raiders they played each other in super bowl ii in 1969 and the 49ers host the bengals, they both played in super bowl xvi and super bowl xxiii and 49ers won both those games. temperatures 30s and 40s, not as cold as recently. the winds won't be a factor. rain impacts our forecast. raining around the northwestern quadrant of the state. futurecast shows sprinkles to the north. here comes your friday about this time. front moves in by 4:00 in the afternoon into the santa clara valley and again it will be rainy saturday morning and then a break before secondary system moves into the bay area on
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sunday night. up to an inch of rain. here's your ski report. everybody is going to need chains heading to the mountains. 50s today for daytime highs just very similar to what we have been experiencing. rain tomorrow night. rain again on sunday night into your monday. make it a great day. a troubling discovery in the soil. a toxic chemical turned up under a stanford facility housing project that's under construction. the university terrace development will include 1 80 homes on california avenue. mark kelly reports from palo alto. >> i just want confirmation that it's safe. >> reporter: ed is concerned that stanford's massive new faculty housing project across the street from his home is being built on soil containing trychloroethylene, tce, a chemical found in degreasers and recently found on this construction site. >> you know, where's the data? where's the data? how --assure us that we're safe. that's all.
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that's all we're asking. >> reporter: tce is a carcinogen known to cause cancer. when found in soil under a home, tce vapors can creep through the foundation and seep into a house building up in dangerous concentrations. >> are we breathing in it? we don't have the answers. >> reporter: stanford says the project is safe but is taking precautions adding fresh soil in areas where tce was found, moving the homes far away from soil with tce, and putting protective vapor barriers under all the homes so tce can't seep in. still, schmidt worries rains from el nino could spread tce to the rest of the neighborhood. >> i don't understand how rain comes down, washes into this hole, without carrying some of the toxic materials that are present. >> reporter: given how far it was found underground, sometimes 25 feet below, stanford says exposure to it is highly unlikely. in palo alto, mark kelly, kpix 5.
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>> years ago pcb was also found on the same site but that has since been cleaned up. time now is 6:53. a bay area gardener makes an unexpected discovery. human bones. the investigation into the disturbing find is straight ahead. >> reporter: and new rules on use of force for the sfpd after a man's death earlier this month. his funeral is planned for today. we'll take a look at some of the changes next. ,,,,,,,, ,,,,
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the hours until the big pree of "the force awakens". diehards are already camped
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out for tonight five things to know at the :55. "star wars" fans are counting down the hours until the big premiere of "the force awakens." diehards are already camped out for the screening at 7:00 tonight in san jose. >> and world markets reacting to the federal reserve's decision to raise interest rates a quarter point higher for the first time in nine years. wall street shares soared after the news. right now, though, they are down a bit. down a little over 16 points. and investigators are trying to identify human remains found behind a san francisco home. a resident found the bones while gardening on the mcallister street property last month. cadaver dogs searched the property but did not find any other remains. >> today, prosecutors are expected to file charges against the former neighbor of one of the san bernardino shooters who allegedly supplied the rifles used to kill 14 people this month. he reportedly told police he did it as a favor so syed farook would not have to go through a background check. attorneys are expected to
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return to court today to set a new trial day for the first officer to stand trial in the death of freddie gray. protests in baltimore remain peaceful after a judge declared a mistrial yesterday. a jury deadlocked on all counts against officer william porter. i'm anne makovec live in san francisco, where police officers are facing some changes in the funeral for the man that officers killed this month is this morning. 26-year-old mario woods shot and killed by police on december 2 in the bayview. he was carrying a kitchen knife at the time that he is accused of using in a stabbing earlier in the day. that confrontation with woods and five officers was caught by witness cell phones. you probably saw this video. it raised questions as to how much of a threat woods actually was. the incident now prompting changes within the sfpd including a new system that holds officers more accountable for use of force. >> anytime there's an officer pointing his gun at somebody,
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he has to document that and write a report as to why. >> reporter: a shooting has allowed city leaders calling for police to be armed with tasers including the police chief, the mayor and the president of the officers' union. woods' funeral is set for 11 a.m. today in the bayview. live in san francisco, anne makovec, kpix 5. lock delays at the richmond bridge because of a motorcycle accident westbound 580 beyond the toll plaza. traffic is backed up all the way across the span and in petaluma. south 101 slow. a big rig accident at san antonio. it's our live weather camera from mount vaca. you have to stop and take a look at that. isn't that beautiful! temperatures 30 to 40s, not as cold this morning but you still need a jacket. later today still under 60 degrees, increasing cloud cover, a few sprinkles north bay late today. we do have the bulk of the rain arriving by late friday afternoon into the evening hours, trailing off on saturday afternoon. and another storm on sunday night. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com
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good morning to our viewers in the west. this is thursday, december 17th, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." defense secretary ash carter admits he made a mistake with his personal e-mail. charlie d'agata has the interview you'll see only on "cbs this morning." the pharmaceutical executive who raised the price of a lifesaving drug by more than 5,000% is now under arrest. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. what i did, until a few months ago, was occasionally use my

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